Harbor Freight Tools recalling over a million chainsaws

The United States Consumer Product Safety Commission is recalling over a million chainsaws from Harbor Freight Tools.

Posted: May. 15, 2018 11:13 AM
Updated: May. 15, 2018 4:06 PM

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WLFI) - The United States Consumer Product Safety Commission has issued a recall for over a million chainsaws from Harbor Freight Tools.

Click HERE for the full press release with model numbers

The recalled chainsaws are 14-inch electric chainsaws sold under the Portland, One Stop Gardens, and Chicago Electric brands.

Harbor Freight Tools has received 15 reports of chainsaws continuing to operate after being turned off by the operator, resulting in three laceration injuries including one serious injury to the arm requiring stitches.

The chainsaws were sold at Harbor Freight stores from May 2009 until February 2018 and sold for about $50.

According to Consumer Product Safety Commission site, consumers should immediately stop using the recalled chainsaws and return the product to their local Harbor Freight Tools store for a free replacement chainsaw.

Replacement units will be available starting May 21, 2018.

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